Azure The Paradox is an independent, unsigned, and self-managed rapper, producer and engineer from Maryland. He is the co-owner of the collective NeSCIENCE along with Mantis the Miasma and founder of the imprint NVRFLD Records. He began making music in early 2016, releasing 5 projects that year (three mixtapes and two EPs in rapid succession). 2017 came and two more mixtapes and two more EPs came. His work ethic is extreme, as evidenced by his high release volume. He has worked with artists such as Brittani Jenae', Lucius P. Thundercat, Mantis the Miasma, Dahm, and PRXJEK to name a few. He is influenced by the works of Mark Battles, Travis Scott, and Pusha T.